2019 Festival Auction

ACANSA Arts Festival of the South is delighted to expand the experience of the festival with a short list selection of must-have auction items. Funds raised through the auction help to support ACANSA’s educational outreach programs that provide free event tickets to youth ages 18 and younger and scholarships to ACANSA’s Free Spring Break Arts Camps. Join us for the performance and take home these great packages!

Swing this way for a Cabin Getaway & Gift Basket / Hot Club of Cowtown

Ticket holders for The Hot Club of Cowtown have an opportunity to keep the good times going with a woodsy getaway to Linda & Gordon Newbern’s cabin. This gorgeous retreat is right on Big Piney Creek above Haw Creek Falls and only 2 ½ hours from Little Rock. With a full kitchen, five private bedrooms, two bunk rooms for up to six kids, four bathrooms and other amenities, the whole family will be comfortable and amply accommodated! There’s plenty of gorgeous scenery to explore – hiking trails, waterfalls and even a cool pond for jumping and swimming. One thing you won’t find is Minecraft – there’s a landline in the home, but this is a TV- and wifi-free zone. This unique auction item includes a gift basket filled with tasty treats to make this the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the working world.


Salsa this way for Latin Flair Dinner Party for 10 / Gina Chavez

Kirk Bradshaw is your host for an evening of fine dining Latino-style! Ten fiesta-goers will explore the culture’s cuisine at Westriver Tower in Little Rock.

Food and drink provided. Dinner must be used by June 2020.


Make it a weekend/Gina Chavez

This Mountain Harbor Resort condominium can be yours for activity-filled days and a relaxing three-night stay! Right next to the Ouachita National Forest, this lakeside retreat has three bedrooms and baths (including a private master bedroom downstairs). The condo’s indoor amenities include two fireplaces, two cable TVs with a DVD, as well as broadband internet/wifi. The docks of Lake Ouachita are only steps away, and there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, tennis and basketball – or just relaxing on one of two fresh-air porches.


Raise the Roof for a Night On The Town / A Streetcar Named Desire

Patrons throughout the one-week run of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at Argenta Community Theatre will bid on the ultimate package of theater and fine dining. This night on the town features a five-course dinner for 12 at Argenta’s famed Ristorante Capeo and 12 tickets to attend MEMPHIS The Musical, a show filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll onstage at Argenta Community Theatre from July 15 to July 25, 2020. Buon Appetito & Bravo!

Make a Toast to Exquisite Taste / Tenors Unlimited

When the Rat Pack of Opera comes to town, it’s time to bring out the good stuff! Bid on a basket filled to the brim with fine wines hand-selected by ACANSA’s Board of Directors. You’ll be well-stocked for special occasions or romantic evenings with this special collection!

For a premier tasting experience, bid on this 20 year old bottle of Pappy bourbon donated by 107 Liquor. For the connoisseur, or just the curious, this is a rare opportunity to add the most coveted bourbon to your private collection!


Put your hands together for a Trolley Tour and a Garden Party / Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies

Gather with your top 24 Zing, Zing, Zing fans and hop on the Rock Region Metro for nosh and beverages as you trolley through Little Rock and North Little Rock on your private excursion. You’ll know you’ve arrived when you’re welcomed to your very own Garden Party at Argenta’s historic Baker house. How about all of the luscious and none of the fuss? Dinner on the grounds is provided by Brood and Barrel, and this crowd-pleaser is sure to have everyone talking!


Wrap your arms around a Barry Thomas Original / Dallas String Quartet

Own the ACANSA Arts Festival 2019 signature art! This vibrant and rich oil painting by famed artist Barry Thomas brings the music and movement of this fine art into your home.

Thank you to our auction sponsors!

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